To the threshold of the apostles

To the threshold of the apostles

Bishop of Syracuse Douglas J. Lucia, retired Bishop Robert J. Cunningham, and the other bishops of New York State made a special pilgrimage to Rome Nov. 11 to 16. Known as visits “ad limina apostolorum” — to the threshold of the apostles — the...
A missionary’s tale: ‘One is for me, one is for you’

A missionary’s tale: ‘One is for me, one is for you’

Binghamton native relates stories from camp in South Sudan By Tom Maguire | Associate editor A mid the dust, the crowded conditions, and the poverty in a refugee camp in South Sudan, Binghamton native Father Michael Bassano is amazed by the resilience that he...
Obituary: Sister Johanne McCarthy, CSJ

Obituary: Sister Johanne McCarthy, CSJ

Sister Johanne McCarthy, CSJ (Sister Agnes Marina), 83, died Nov. 12, at Samaritan Hospital. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 64 years. Sister Johanne was born on Sept. 6, 1936, in Syracuse, daughter of the late Joseph and Alice Foreman McCarthy....
Cathedral Concert Series kicks off with power, emotion

Cathedral Concert Series kicks off with power, emotion

By Tom Maguire | Associate editor The Cathedral Concert Series began Nov. 8 on a night that gave glory to music and family. Powerful baritone Todd Thomas is the uncle of organist Philip Fillion, and cellist Lindsay Groves figured that her cello is very compatible with...
Diocesan statement regarding Father Paul Angelicchio

Diocesan statement regarding Father Paul Angelicchio

The Diocese of Syracuse issued the following statement Nov. 19:   Father Paul Angelicchio, Pastor of St. John the Baptist Church and Transfiguration Church in Rome, N.Y., was recently named in a civil lawsuit. The lawsuit seeks monetary damages for alleged sexual...
New York bishops meet pope at end of ‘ad limina’ visits

New York bishops meet pope at end of ‘ad limina’ visits

Retired Syracuse Bishop Robert J. Cunningham and current Syracuse Bishop Douglas J. Lucia, along with other bishops from the state of New York, walk through the Apostolic Palace after meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican Nov. 15, 2019. The bishops were making their...

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